All posts tagged "trade rumors"

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    Why are the Pirates Still Looking at Kawakami?

    The Pirates are still interested in Kawakami. On Monday, the Pittsburgh Pirates were reported to have shown interest in Atlanta Braves starter Kenshin Kawakami.  Yesterday there was speculation that their interest may be cooling after the signings of Kevin Correia and Scott Olsen.  However, Dejan Kovacevic updates us today by saying that...

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    Are the Pirates Building Trade Depth?

    With the Pirates looking at relievers, it increases the chances that Hanrahan could be traded this off-season. It's hard to draw any conclusions about the projected 2011 roster this early in the off-season, but after two days of the MLB Winter Meetings there are two trends that suggest the Pittsburgh Pirates could...

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    Pirates Making Offers to Relievers

    The Pirates are targeting relievers like J.J. Putz and Kevin Gregg. Ken Rosenthal tweets that the Pittsburgh Pirates are showing interest and making offers on a number of free agent relievers.  Rosenthal mentions that the team made an offer to J.J. Putz, who recently signed a two year, $10 M deal with...

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    Interest in Kawakami Cools?

    The Pirates interest in Kawakami may be cooling. Rob Biertempfel has an update on Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kenshin Kawakami, suggesting that the Pittsburgh Pirates interest may have cooled now that the team has agreed to deals with Kevin Correia and Scott Olsen. We heard yesterday that the Pirates had some interest...

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    Winter Meetings Notebook: It’s All About Pitching

    The Washington Nationals made a huge splash on the free agent market on Sunday, announcing a seven year, $126 M deal with outfielder Jayson Werth.  The deal has gotten a lot of attention, both due to the impact of the signing on the free agent market, and the statement the Nationals made....

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    Shortstop Updates: Brendan Ryan, Jason Bartlett

    The Pirates have a mild interest in Ryan. Two updates on the shortstop front from today: -Jennifer Langosch reports that Cardinals shortstop Brendan Ryan has drawn "mild interest" from the Pirates.  Ryan is expendable by St. Louis after the Cardinals acquired Ryan Theriot from the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The main appeal Ryan...

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    Pirates Could Trade Rule 5 Pick

    Neal Huntington said today that the pool of available players for the 2010 Rule 5 draft wasn't a good one, and that the Pirates could trade their first overall selection.  Deals involving Rule 5 selections aren't uncommon.  Last year the Washington Nationals traded the first pick in the Rule 5 draft to...

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    Pirates Have Some Interest in Kawakami

    The Pirates have shown interest in Kawakami. Jennifer Langosch reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates have shown some interest in Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kenshin Kawakami.  The Braves owe Kawakami one year and $6.667 M on his three year deal, and are expected to pick up all but $1-2 M of his salary,...

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    Trade Rumors: Doumit, Hanrahan, Meek, Pitchers

    The Pirates would love to trade Doumit. Dejan Kovacevic has an update from the Winter Meetings, looking at some news and rumors on the internal trade possibilities: -Kovacevic says that the Pirates would love to trade Ryan Doumit.  That should come as no surprise, since Doumit will make $5.1 M next year...

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    2010 Pittsburgh Pirates Winter Meetings Preview

    The 2010 MLB Winter Meetings kick off tomorrow, and run through Thursday afternoon, finishing off with the 2010 Rule 5 draft.  Leading up to the meetings, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been linked to a lot of free agents, but have yet to make a move, outside of letting a few players from...

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